Follow Your Art at Village Underground takes place on Wednesday 3rd April 2013. Make a stand against slavery and support a host of international street artists. This event is a one night only exhibition showcasing amazing works or original art created solely for this event.
The exhibition has been created by the Anti-Slavery International, the only UK charity that works against slavery and has been doing so since 1839, making it the world’s oldest international human rights organization. The street art event will be selling all eight pieces of the work displayed to raise money for this very important charity, helping it tackle all forms of slavery, from forced labour to forced marriages.
The term ‘street art’ is loosely defined as art developed in public places, such as graffiti, poster art and street installations. Those who attend this exhibition will be able to see work from eight influential artists, including Remi Rough, James Jessop, Pure Evil, Vinnie Nylon and Benjamin Murphy. You will also be able to watch the as the premiere of the ongoing film project DOTS, which looks at the roots of graffiti and street art.
Art enthusiasts won’t be the only ones excited by this event, as a host of DJs and musicians will also be taking to the stage. The headline act is none other than the underground drum and bass DJ, Grooverider who will be performing alongside J Dappa a.k.a Dusty Fingaz.